|Publication number||US7149541 B2|
|Application number||US 10/795,342|
|Publication date||Dec 12, 2006|
|Filing date||Mar 9, 2004|
|Priority date||May 17, 2000|
|Also published as||DE60141133D1, EP1282958A1, EP1282958B1, EP2157738A1, EP2157738B1, US6714797, US20040171378, WO2001089155A1|
|Publication number||10795342, 795342, US 7149541 B2, US 7149541B2, US-B2-7149541, US7149541 B2, US7149541B2|
|Original Assignee||Nokia Corporation|
|Export Citation||BiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan|
|Patent Citations (51), Referenced by (45), Classifications (43), Legal Events (3)|
|External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet|
This application claims the benefit of the filing date of U.S. patent application Ser. No. 09/572,905, filed on May 17, 2000 now U.S. Pat. No. 6,714,797, entitled “System and Method for the Transfer of Digital Data to a Mobile Device”, which application is incorporated herein by reference in its entirety.
The invention relates to a system, method and computer program for the transfer of digital data to a mobile device. More particularly, the invention is a system and method in which digital products may be ordered using an Internet capable cellular phone, and the products downloaded to the cellular phone in a cost-effective manner.
With the explosion in Internet access and usage, an increasing volume of business is occurring involving the purchase and receipt of digital products. Currently, a typical Internet user would have a browser installed in his local computer or server, such as Internet Explorer™ or Netscape™. Using this browser, the user would access an Internet service provider, such as America-On-Line (AOL™), via a modem over the local public switched telephone network (PSTN). Once logged onto the Internet server, the user may utilize one of the many search engines, such as Yahoo™ or Lycos™, to specify search terms. The user may also use a web crawler, spider or robot to attempt to find a product, service or information desired. The search engine or web crawler would then respond with a list of web sites which matched the search terms the user provided. The user would then log onto a web site and view products or services available for sale. If the user decides to buy an item from the web site, the firm operating the web site would frequently request that a credit card number be entered by the user in order to pay for the product or service. Once the credit card charge is approved, the operator of the web site will then typically ship the item to the user. In the case where the item ordered is digital in format, such as software, graphics, text, video, or music, the item ordered may be downloaded into the user's PC, server, lap top, palm computer or other processor-based system.
With the advent of cellular phones, with and without wireless access protocol (WAP), a user may also “surf” the Internet and order goods and services directly through the WAP-capable cellular phone or a processor-based system connected to the cellular phone in a similar manner as that used with a PC. Thus, a user may order goods and services from anywhere a cellular phone, satellite phone, or other type of mobile phone may operate. Therefore, a person could be sitting in the middle of a remote area, many miles away from another human being, let alone a telephone line, and order a video game from a web site on the other side of the planet and download it into his hand held computer connected to a cellular or a standalone WAP or HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) capable phone and play the game on the spot.
However, there is a significant drawback to the use of a cellular phone to transfer a large amount of data, and that is the amount of time it takes to transfer that data. It takes a very long time to transfer a large file of digital information using a cellular phone. This stems from the fact that the transfer rate for a cellular phone is relatively slow. Therefore, it would take a great deal of time to download a video, audio, text or software file using a cellular phone. This is generally not practical considering the high per minute cost of the calling plans most cellular users have. In some cases, the cellular charge for downloading a large digital file, such as a movie, would exceed the cost of the product itself. Thus, for all practical purposes, there exists no cost effective system or method for downloading a large digital product over a mobile device such as cellular phone.
A new communications device has been proposed using what is called a Bluetooth protocol architecture which allows for high transfer rates of digital data over relatively short distances. This architecture is described in a white paper by Riku Mettälä which is entitled “Bluetooth Protocol Architecture Version 1.0”, dated Aug. 25, 1999, copyright Nokia Mobile Phones 1999, and which is incorporated herein by reference in its entirety. This Bluetooth protocol architecture telephone includes both a cellular telephone and a low-power radio frequency (LPRF) receiver and transmitter. This Bluetooth protocol architecture telephone may act as three phones in one. Using its LPRF transmitter and receiver along with a base station connected to the public switched telephone network (PSTN), the Bluetooth protocol architecture telephone may function as a cordless telephone. Further, using its LPRF capability, the Bluetooth protocol architecture telephone may communicate directly to other Bluetooth protocol architecture telephones that are within range and may function as a “walkie-talkie” without incurring any charge. In addition, the Bluetooth protocol architecture telephone may operate as a cellular telephone.
The LPRF receiver and transmitter operates at a frequency band of 2.4 Ghz with an optimal range of within 10 meters to a maximum range of 100 meters. A gross data transfer rate of one million bits per second (Mbps) may be achieved using the LPRF capability of a Bluetooth protocol architecture telephone. Therefore, the Bluetooth protocol architecture telephone may achieve high data transfer rates but only at short distances. Thus, the ability to transfer data at high rates using the Bluetooth architecture telephone phone is limited to under 100 meters of a Bluetooth device. Further, when used in conjunction with a base station connected to a PSTN, a Bluetooth protocol architecture telephone is restricted by the speed of the modem connecting the base station to the PSTN. Thus, no effective system and method is known for a mobile communications device to quickly download a large amount of digital data in a cost-effective manner.
Therefore, what is needed are a system and a method whereby large quantities of digital data can be quickly and inexpensively transferred to a mobile communications device. This system and method should be user-friendly, thereby further adding to Internet sales and business activity. This system and method should also support a business model that encourages both consumers and suppliers to use the system and method through availability of enhanced low-cost services to the consumer and enhanced sales to the supplier and retailer.
An embodiment of the present invention provides a method of ordering and downloading digital products into a mobile device. This method starts by accessing an electronic shop server and ordering a digital product from the electronic shop server, using the mobile device which has cellular phone capability. The method then identifies a hotspot network location where the digital product may be downloaded into the mobile device using a short range transceiver embedded in the mobile device. Thereafter, the mobile device detects a low power radio frequency signal generated by the hotspot network location. The digital product is then downloaded into the mobile device by the hotspot network location transmitting the digital product, using the low power radio frequency signal, to the short range transceiver of the mobile device.
Further, an embodiment of the present invention is a method of ordering and downloading digital products into a mobile device. This method detects, by using the mobile device, the presence of a low power radio frequency signal generated by a hotspot network location. The method then selects from several digital products available for sale at the hotspot network location a digital product for purchase using the mobile device. The method then downloads the digital product into the mobile device using the low power radio frequency signal.
Still further, an embodiment of the present invention provides for a system for ordering and downloading digital products into a mobile device. This system has a hotspot network for transmitting a low power radio frequency signal having a digital product encoded in the low power radio frequency signal. This system further has a mobile device having a short range transceiver for receiving the digital product encoded in the low power radio frequency signal and a memory for storing the digital product.
In addition, an embodiment of the present invention provides for a computer program executable by a computer and embedded on a computer readable medium for ordering and downloading digital products into a mobile device. This computer program uses a hotspot network code segment for transmitting a digital product encoded in a low power radio frequency signal. The computer program also has a mobile device code segment for receiving the digital product encoded in the low power radio frequency signal and storing the digital product in a memory.
These and other features of this device, method and computer program will become more apparent from the following description when taken in connection with the accompanying drawings which show, for purposes of illustration only, examples in accordance with the present invention.
The foregoing and a better understanding of the present invention will become apparent from the following detailed description of exemplary embodiments and the claims when read in connection with the accompanying drawings, all forming a part of the disclosure of this invention. While the foregoing and following written and illustrated disclosure focuses on disclosing example embodiment of the invention, it should be understood that the same is by way of illustration and example only, and the invention is not limited thereto. The spirit and scope of the present invention are limited only by the terms of the appended claims.
The following represents brief descriptions of the drawings, wherein:
Before beginning a detailed description of the subject invention, mention of the following is in order. When appropriate, like reference numerals and characters may be used to designate identical, corresponding or similar components in differing figures of the drawings. Further, in the detailed description to follow, exemplary sizes/models/values/ranges may be given, although the present invention is not limited to the same.
The electronic shop server 40 provides a menu of digital products supplied from content providers 100 and available for purchase by user 20. The user 20 may directly download the digital products from the electronic shop server 40 using the cellular phone capabilities of the mobile station 10. The user may also proceed to a hotspot network 50 to download the digital products using the LPRF capability of the mobile station 10. Each hotspot network 50 would have at least one hotspot device 90 to transmit the digital products to the mobile station 10. The hotspot device 90 has the capability of detecting the distance between hotspot device 90 and mobile station 10 and adjusting its power output for the LPRF signal so as to use minimum power. The selection of whether to download a digital product directly from the electronic shop server 40 or proceed to a hotspot network 50 is made by the user 20 based on the estimated time it would take for the digital product to be downloaded using the cellular phone capabilities of the mobile station 10 versus traveling to a hotspot network 50 location. Thus, the user 20 can effectively perform a cost benefit analysis of downloading to the cellular phone in the mobile station 10 versus traveling to a hotspot 50 and downloading the digital product through the much faster short range transceiver of the mobile station.
The hotspot network 50 location may be, but is not limited to, a shopping mall, department store, franchise store, or video store. Further, the hotspot network 50 location is not limited to retail establishments but may be any place where potential consumers congregate. This would include such places as restaurants, airports, train stations, and stadiums. The only limitation that may exist for establishing a hotspot network 50 location is the ability to install a hotspot device 90 which can generate a LPRF signal that can be received by mobile station 10. Therefore, any area, either indoors or outdoors, may be used in which a hotspot device 90 can be installed.
A discussion will now be supplied involving the logic employed in the embodiments of the present invention. Specifically, a discussion will be provided of the modular configuration diagram provided in
However, should the user 20 elect not to download the digital product via the cellular phone capability of the mobile station 10, processing proceeds to operation 380. In operation 380, a determination is made of whether the user 20 desires to download the digital product at a hotspot network 50 location. If, in operation 380, the user 20 decides to download the digital product at a hotspot network 50 location, processing proceeds to operation 390 where a list of the local hotspot network 50 locations is presented to the user 20. Thereafter, whether the user 20 decides to have the electronic product downloaded at a hotspot network 50 location or via the cellular phone capability of the mobile station 10, a unique order number is transmitted to mobile station 10 by the electronic shop server 40 in operation 400. Thereafter, in operation 410 processing terminates for the order entry module 280.
While we have shown and described only a few examples herein, it is understood that numerous changes and modifications as known to those skilled in the art could be made in the present invention. For example, in the foregoing description of the embodiments of the present invention, the primary source of the digital product has been the content provider 100. However, the content provider 100 may, in some instances, also support and operate the hotspot network 50 locations. Further, the hotspot network 50 location and the electronic shop server 40 may be conduits between the content provider 100 and the user 20, or both the electronic shop server 40 and hotspot network 50 location may contain their own database of digital products, thereby not requiring a high-speed link between themselves and the content provider 100. Still further, user 20 may elect to download the digital product using a home base station connected via a modem to the local PSTN, thereby eliminating cellular phone charges. The transfer rate would of course be limited by the modem speed. However, this may be a preferred option if the user 20 is not incurring long distance phone charges while connected to the PSTN. Therefore, we do not wish to be limited to the details shown and described herein, but intend to cover all such changes and modifications as are encompassed by the scope of the appended claims.
|Cited Patent||Filing date||Publication date||Applicant||Title|
|US3996554 *||Mar 19, 1974||Dec 7, 1976||Joseph Lucas (Industries) Limited||Data transmission system|
|US4825045||Jul 24, 1986||Apr 25, 1989||Advance Promotion Technologies, Inc.||System and method for checkout counter product promotion|
|US4908761||Sep 16, 1988||Mar 13, 1990||Innovare Resourceful Marketing Group, Inc.||System for identifying heavy product purchasers who regularly use manufacturers' purchase incentives and predicting consumer promotional behavior response patterns|
|US4910672||Dec 4, 1987||Mar 20, 1990||Catalina Marketing Corporation||Method and apparatus for dispensing discount coupons|
|US4992940 *||Mar 13, 1989||Feb 12, 1991||H-Renee, Incorporated||System and method for automated selection of equipment for purchase through input of user desired specifications|
|US4996642||Sep 25, 1989||Feb 26, 1991||Neonics, Inc.||System and method for recommending items|
|US5053957||Oct 20, 1988||Oct 1, 1991||Omron Tateisi Electronics Co.||Electronic cash register having discount prices selected by customer level|
|US5056019||Aug 29, 1989||Oct 8, 1991||Citicorp Pos Information Servies, Inc.||Automated purchase reward accounting system and method|
|US5121126 *||Mar 12, 1991||Jun 9, 1992||Bell Atlantic Network Services Inc.||Beacon enhanced telecommunications system and method|
|US5173851||Feb 15, 1990||Dec 22, 1992||Catalina Marketing International, Inc.||Method and apparatus for dispensing discount coupons in response to the purchase of one or more products|
|US5201010||May 19, 1992||Apr 6, 1993||Credit Verification Corporation||Method and system for building a database and performing marketing based upon prior shopping history|
|US5327508||Feb 10, 1993||Jul 5, 1994||Credit Verification Corporation||Method and system for building a database and performing marketing based upon prior shopping history|
|US5353218||Sep 17, 1992||Oct 4, 1994||Ad Response Micromarketing Corporation||Focused coupon system|
|US5353219||Jun 10, 1993||Oct 4, 1994||Management Information Support, Inc.||Suggestive selling in a customer self-ordering system|
|US5481094||Mar 17, 1994||Jan 2, 1996||Fujitsu Limited||Point-of-sale terminal|
|US5502636||Jan 31, 1992||Mar 26, 1996||R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company||Personalized coupon generating and processing system|
|US5504675||Dec 22, 1994||Apr 2, 1996||International Business Machines Corporation||Method and apparatus for automatic selection and presentation of sales promotion programs|
|US5576951||Mar 16, 1994||Nov 19, 1996||Lockwood; Lawrence B.||Automated sales and services system|
|US5583763||Sep 9, 1993||Dec 10, 1996||Mni Interactive||Method and apparatus for recommending selections based on preferences in a multi-user system|
|US5592560||Sep 8, 1994||Jan 7, 1997||Credit Verification Corporation||Method and system for building a database and performing marketing based upon prior shopping history|
|US5612868||Feb 9, 1995||Mar 18, 1997||Catalina Marketing International, Inc||Method and apparatus for dispensing discount coupons|
|US5615342||Feb 5, 1996||Mar 25, 1997||Clear With Computers, Inc.||Electronic proposal preparation system|
|US5621812||May 17, 1993||Apr 15, 1997||Credit Verification Corporation||Method and system for building a database for use with selective incentive marketing in response to customer shopping histories|
|US5625776||Jun 29, 1994||Apr 29, 1997||Clear With Computers, Inc.||Electronic proposal preparation system for selling computer equipment and copy machines|
|US5638457||Feb 28, 1994||Jun 10, 1997||Credit Verification Corporation||Method and system for building a database for use with selective incentive marketing in response to customer shopping histories|
|US5649114||Jun 1, 1995||Jul 15, 1997||Credit Verification Corporation||Method and system for selective incentive point-of-sale marketing in response to customer shopping histories|
|US5710887||Aug 29, 1995||Jan 20, 1998||Broadvision||Computer system and method for electronic commerce|
|US5715399||May 30, 1995||Feb 3, 1998||Amazon.Com, Inc.||Secure method and system for communicating a list of credit card numbers over a non-secure network|
|US5796351||Apr 2, 1996||Aug 18, 1998||Fujitsu Limited||System for providing information about exhibition objects|
|US5832457||Apr 3, 1995||Nov 3, 1998||Catalina Marketing International, Inc.||Method and apparatus for selective distribution of discount coupons based on prior customer behavior|
|US5870030||Apr 4, 1996||Feb 9, 1999||Motorola, Inc.||Advertiser pays information and messaging system and apparatus|
|US5983073 *||Apr 4, 1997||Nov 9, 1999||Ditzik; Richard J.||Modular notebook and PDA computer systems for personal computing and wireless communications|
|US6009411||Nov 14, 1997||Dec 28, 1999||Concept Shopping, Inc.||Method and system for distributing and reconciling electronic promotions|
|US6026370||Aug 28, 1997||Feb 15, 2000||Catalina Marketing International, Inc.||Method and apparatus for generating purchase incentive mailing based on prior purchase history|
|US6055513||Mar 11, 1998||Apr 25, 2000||Telebuyer, Llc||Methods and apparatus for intelligent selection of goods and services in telephonic and electronic commerce|
|US6055573||Jan 7, 1999||Apr 25, 2000||Supermarkets Online, Inc.||Communicating with a computer based on an updated purchase behavior classification of a particular consumer|
|US6067524||Jan 7, 1999||May 23, 2000||Catalina Marketing International, Inc.||Method and system for automatically generating advisory information for pharmacy patients along with normally transmitted data|
|US6076068||Sep 12, 1996||Jun 13, 2000||Ad Response Micromarketing Corporation||Coupon delivery system|
|US6112981||Feb 20, 1998||Sep 5, 2000||Dresser Industries, Inc.||Bar code reader for a fuel dispenser|
|US6123259||Apr 30, 1998||Sep 26, 2000||Fujitsu Limited||Electronic shopping system including customer relocation recognition|
|US6181284 *||May 28, 1999||Jan 30, 2001||3 Com Corporation||Antenna for portable computers|
|US6219696 *||Aug 1, 1997||Apr 17, 2001||Siemens Corporate Research, Inc.||System for providing targeted internet information to mobile agents|
|US6255800 *||Jan 3, 2000||Jul 3, 2001||Texas Instruments Incorporated||Bluetooth enabled mobile device charging cradle and system|
|US6330244 *||Jan 16, 1998||Dec 11, 2001||Jerome Swartz||System for digital radio communication between a wireless lan and a PBX|
|US6335678 *||Feb 20, 1999||Jan 1, 2002||Monec Holding Ag||Electronic device, preferably an electronic book|
|US6347398 *||Nov 8, 1999||Feb 12, 2002||Microsoft Corporation||Automatic software downloading from a computer network|
|US6430395 *||Feb 16, 2001||Aug 6, 2002||Commil Ltd.||Wireless private branch exchange (WPBX) and communicating between mobile units and base stations|
|US6434403 *||Feb 19, 1999||Aug 13, 2002||Bodycom, Inc.||Personal digital assistant with wireless telephone|
|WO1999007125A1||Jul 22, 1998||Feb 11, 1999||Siemens Corporate Research, Inc.||A system for providing targeted internet information to mobile agents|
|WO1999048312A1||Mar 18, 1999||Sep 23, 1999||Nokia Mobile Phones Limited||System and device for accessing services of a mobile communication network directly or via an ip network|
|WO2001001711A1||Jun 9, 2000||Jan 4, 2001||Nokia Corporation||Method and system for connecting a mobile terminal to a database|
|Citing Patent||Filing date||Publication date||Applicant||Title|
|US7509117 *||May 31, 2002||Mar 24, 2009||Nokia Corporation||Apparatus, and associated method, for notifying a user in a radio communication system of a commercially-related transaction|
|US7568050 *||Aug 17, 2006||Jul 28, 2009||Broadcom Corporation||Multi-mode controller|
|US7593720 *||Apr 10, 2004||Sep 22, 2009||Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.||Method and an apparatus for providing multimedia services in mobile terminal|
|US7747706||Jul 30, 2007||Jun 29, 2010||Comverse Ltd.||System and methods for completion of attempts to access content|
|US7860449 *||Dec 5, 2005||Dec 28, 2010||Motricity, Inc.||Method and system for delivering contextual content to a mobile device|
|US7917130||Mar 22, 2004||Mar 29, 2011||Stratosaudio, Inc.||Broadcast response method and system|
|US8166081||Feb 5, 2009||Apr 24, 2012||Stratosaudio, Inc.||System and method for advertisement transmission and display|
|US8200203||Oct 4, 2010||Jun 12, 2012||Stratosaudio, Inc.||Broadcast response method and system|
|US8255820||Jun 9, 2009||Aug 28, 2012||Skiff, Llc||Electronic paper display device event tracking|
|US8295882||Oct 18, 2010||Oct 23, 2012||At&T Intellectual Property I, Lp||Systems, methods, and computer program products for managing access to femtocell coverage|
|US8356328||Apr 20, 2009||Jan 15, 2013||Minter David D||Methods and systems for selecting content for an Internet television stream using mobile device location|
|US8452227||Apr 1, 2009||May 28, 2013||David D. Minter||Methods and systems for selecting internet radio program break content using mobile device location|
|US8516017||Apr 20, 2012||Aug 20, 2013||Stratosaudio, Inc.||System and method for advertisement transmission and display|
|US8526913||Oct 8, 2012||Sep 3, 2013||At&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.||Systems, methods, and computer program products for managing access to femtocell coverage|
|US8588693||Mar 31, 2010||Nov 19, 2013||Blackberry Limited||Device, system and method for selecting, sharing and displaying electronic content|
|US8613674||Oct 17, 2011||Dec 24, 2013||James Charles Vago||Methods, devices, and systems for video gaming|
|US8631448||Dec 12, 2008||Jan 14, 2014||Stratosaudio, Inc.||Systems and methods for scheduling interactive media and events|
|US8635302||Feb 21, 2012||Jan 21, 2014||Stratosaudio, Inc.||Systems and methods for outputting updated media|
|US8644756||Sep 9, 2013||Feb 4, 2014||David D. Minter||Methods and systems for selecting internet radio program break content using mobile device location|
|US8656316||Mar 31, 2010||Feb 18, 2014||Blackberry Limited||Device, system and method for selecting, sharing and displaying electronic content|
|US8875188||Feb 5, 2009||Oct 28, 2014||Stratosaudio, Inc.||Systems, methods, and devices for scanning broadcasts|
|US8892458||Jun 11, 2012||Nov 18, 2014||Stratosaudio, Inc.||Broadcast response method and system|
|US8948684||Jan 29, 2014||Feb 3, 2015||David D. Minter||Methods and systems for selecting internet radio program break content using mobile device location|
|US9008696||Oct 21, 2013||Apr 14, 2015||At&T Intellectual Property I, Lp||Method and apparatus for distributing services and data|
|US9143833||Dec 20, 2013||Sep 22, 2015||Stratosaudio, Inc.||Systems and methods for scheduling interactive media and events|
|US9148292||Oct 1, 2014||Sep 29, 2015||Stratosaudio, Inc.||Broadcast response method and system|
|US9173162||Jul 29, 2013||Oct 27, 2015||At&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.||Systems, methods, and computer program products for managing access to femtocell coverage|
|US9232283||Jan 10, 2013||Jan 5, 2016||David D. Minter||Methods and systems for selecting content for an internet television stream using mobile device location|
|US9294806||Sep 9, 2014||Mar 22, 2016||Stratosaudio, Inc.||Systems, methods, and devices for scanning broadcasts|
|US9351233||Nov 14, 2008||May 24, 2016||Broadcom Corporation||Multi-mode controller|
|US9355405||Jul 26, 2013||May 31, 2016||Stratosaudio, Inc.||System and method for advertisement transmission and display|
|US9426726||Oct 27, 2015||Aug 23, 2016||At&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.||Systems, methods, and computer program products for managing access to femtocell coverage|
|US9510135||Mar 31, 2010||Nov 29, 2016||Blackberry Limited||Device, system and method for selecting, sharing and displaying electronic content|
|US20040203612 *||May 31, 2002||Oct 14, 2004||Sheung-Yin Yum||Apparatus, and associated method, for notifying a user in a radio communication system of a commercially-related transaction|
|US20050005007 *||Jul 1, 2003||Jan 6, 2005||International Business Machines Corporation||World wide web document distribution system to receiving web display stations with tracking at the receiving station of the extent of usage of documents previously accessed and stored at receiving station|
|US20060282518 *||Aug 17, 2006||Dec 14, 2006||Jeyhan Karaoguz||Multi-mode controller|
|US20080222272 *||Mar 7, 2007||Sep 11, 2008||Optimal Licensing Corporation||System and method for substituting data in responses to multimedia inquiries|
|US20090077207 *||Nov 14, 2008||Mar 19, 2009||Jeyhan Karaoguz||Multi-mode controller|
|US20090117846 *||Nov 5, 2007||May 7, 2009||Apple Inc.||Media distribution kiosk with virtual connector for interfacing with a personal media device|
|US20090204640 *||Feb 5, 2009||Aug 13, 2009||Christensen Kelly M||System and method for advertisement transmission and display|
|US20100112935 *||Apr 1, 2009||May 6, 2010||Minter David D||Methods and systems for selecting internet radio program break content using mobile device location|
|US20100122288 *||Apr 20, 2009||May 13, 2010||Minter David D||Methods and systems for selecting content for an internet television stream using mobile device location|
|US20130198273 *||Oct 14, 2011||Aug 1, 2013||James Charles Vago||Methods, devices, and systems for video gaming|
|USRE44731 *||Apr 6, 2010||Jan 28, 2014||Nokia Corporation||Apparatus, and associated method, for notifying a user in a radio communication system of a commercially-related transaction|
|WO2012050618A1 *||Oct 14, 2011||Apr 19, 2012||James Charles Vago||Multimedia methods, devices and systems|
|U.S. Classification||455/552.1, 455/554.2, 455/41.2, 455/550.1, 345/901, 455/553.1, 705/26.1|
|International Classification||G06Q20/32, G06Q30/06, H04L12/28, H04M1/00, H04L12/14, H04L29/08, H04L12/56|
|Cooperative Classification||Y10S345/901, H04L12/14, H04M2215/204, G06Q30/0601, H04W92/02, H04L12/1453, G06Q20/327, H04L12/1482, H04L12/1471, H04W4/02, H04L12/5692, G06Q20/325, H04M15/39, H04L67/18, H04L67/04, G06Q20/32|
|European Classification||H04W4/02, H04L12/56F1, G06Q20/32, H04M15/39, G06Q20/327, H04L12/14P5, G06Q20/325, H04L12/14P6, H04L12/14P, G06Q30/0601, H04L12/14, H04L29/08N17, H04L29/08N3|
|May 12, 2010||FPAY||Fee payment|
Year of fee payment: 4
|May 14, 2014||FPAY||Fee payment|
Year of fee payment: 8
|Feb 24, 2016||AS||Assignment|
Owner name: NOKIA CORPORATION, FINLAND
Free format text: ASSIGNMENT OF ASSIGNORS INTEREST;ASSIGNOR:RAUTILA, HEIKKI;REEL/FRAME:037816/0025
Effective date: 20010516
Owner name: NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY, FINLAND
Free format text: ASSIGNMENT OF ASSIGNORS INTEREST;ASSIGNOR:NOKIA CORPORATION;REEL/FRAME:037817/0960
Effective date: 20150116